Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP).

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Voluntary organisation
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http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-764063

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Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP) is one of four federations in the world's largest classified service organization for business and professional women. Soroptimist International has more than 100,000 members in 3,000 clubs in over 100 countries and territories. Soroptimists are executive women of all ages, cultures and ethnic groups who work through a Programme of Service to make a difference for women throughout the world.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP)
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Magazine of Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific.
  3. "Polite lobbying": the Australian Federation of Women Voters and its allies in the Australian post-war women's movement.
    Martin, Elaine
    [Melbourne]
    Published: Department of History, University of Melbourne
    Series: IspartOf Citizenship, Women and Social Justice: International Historical PerspectivesDamousi, Joy and Katherine Ellinghaus
  4. Records, [manuscript] 1938-1983
    [2.24 m, 16 boxes + 1 folio item : 1938 - 1983]
    Series: National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
    15 numbered folders of correspondence, files on other clubs, conferences etc. (1955-1973). (Folder 12 was not received); The soroptimist (Great Britain) (1970-1977); Minute books (1955-1969); Miscellaneous publications; 1 folder - miscellaneous extension papers. Also includes 1 folder (publications), 2 cassettes (forwarded to Oral History Unit), 2 folders and British Federation minutes and circulars.
    MS 5729
  5. Women's Place Women's Space Steering Committee Records
    [1 oversize folio : 1989 - 1992]
    Series: John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland
    This is a small collection of records relating to the push of various Queensland women's groups to build a women's centre in the city of Brisbane, Queensland. It includes a copy of the project proposal and design plans. The John Oxley Library is in temporary accommodation until 2006. Most material is kept off-site. Researchers wishing to use the manuscript collection should contact the research librarian prior to visiting the library to confirm the availability of the material.
    4094, Box 4794 O/S
  6. Soroptimist International, South Queensland Region Records
    [9 boxes : c. 1980 - 2000]
    Series: John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland
    These records have been newly acquired (2004) by the Manuscript Collection at the John Oxley Library. The list below is incomplete and does not reflect the full extent of the collection. The collection contains business records, annual reports, miscellaneous correspondence for the constituent clubs for a period covering most of the 1980s and 1990s. It also includes information relating the governing federation, Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (SISWP). Box 1 (10321): South Pine club meeting minute books, 1979-1985. Record of federation policy -1986. Training manual (1996) detailing how to manage a club, membership and extension, how to apply for a grant, etc. SI SWP Headquarters - international circulars (1994) Box 2 (10322): South pine records and letters South pine minutes 1985 -1995. South pine constitution Exec minute book 1982-84 Regional coordinator guide to duties. Accounts Box 3 (10323) Various Business Records (1988-92) Box 4 (10324) Records relating to the Brisbane club: minutes, treasurers reports, 1987 -1992. Newsletters, circulars, 1992-94, 1996 SISWP -guidelines and manusals 91-94. Box 5 (10325) Miscellaneous recods 1995/96 Circulars, club returns, membership list, Brisbane annual report 1993 Box 6 (10326) Club reports (late 1980s and early 90s)from: Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Beenleigh, Brisbane, Redland. Material relating to SISWP : reports, council meetings, conferences, World Span - comments on environmental matters and AIDS. General Correspondence. Material relating to Soroptimist International of North Queensland. Membership lists from the early 1990s. Correspondence from Fijian Soroptimists(probably Indo-fijian) after the coup in 1987. Documents relating to the the Queensland 'Women's Place, Women's Space' Campaign. Box 7 (10327) Conference programs, accounts, 1994,98 Box 8 (10328) Assorted SISWP records 1986-87. Material for the development of a history of Soroptimism in Queensland. Box 9 (10329) Brisbane papers 1990 Historical notes and Newspaper cuttings The John Oxley Library is in temporary accommodation until 2006. Most material is kept off-site. Researchers wishing to use the manuscript collection should contact the research librarian prior to visiting the library to confirm the availability of the material.
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